Open Heart

August is the last month for AHA April Expirations to take Renewal Classes!

This course will teach you the basic of caring for an open heart patient, from the preoperative period through discharge.

Includes overview of the immediate post-op period, hemodynamics, commonly used drips, roles and expectations during emergent sternotomy, common respiratory issues, care on POD 1 and beyond, blood glucose management, pre-op teaching, and a question and answer session with a surgeon.

This course meets from 0800-1600 for CVICU nurses and from 1200-1600 for 5H nurses.